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St Raphael Hawaweeny vs the Pope of Rome


Source: Orthodox History

by Matthew Namee

Archimandrite Raphael upon his arrival in America in 1895

In 1894, Pope Leo XIII issued a papal encyclical on the “Eastern Rites” — that is, the Uniates, those groups who use ancient Orthodox liturgical rites but submit themselves to the Pope of Rome. In 1898, St Raphael Hawaweeny, then an archimandrite in New York, published a response in a periodical called Faith and Reason, and […]

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